If you have recently been injured, either on the job or off the job, or if you have contracted a medical condition that prevents you from returning to work, you are most likely now looking into long term disability benefits. These benefits are a great way for those who are incapable of receiving the paycheck they once worked for have peace of mind, knowing they and their families will be taken care of into the future. Unfortunately, insurance companies are businesses, and as such, they are mainly concerned with making and saving money. For this very reason, in many cases, though who are entitled to long term disability benefits are wrongly denied them. This is unacceptable. If you are someone who had your long term disability benefits denied, you should continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable long term disability attorneys to learn more about how we can help you appeal that denial and fight for the benefits you deserve. Here are some of the questions you may have:
To get long term disability benefits, you will have to prove that you truly need them. You can do so by obtaining various documents regarding your disability, including MRIs x-rays, and more. Additionally, your doctor should include a note regarding the extent of your disability, how it affects your daily life, and how it, therefore, prevents you from returning to work for the foreseeable future.
If your claim has been denied, our firm will file an appeal immediately. Keep in mind that you must do so within 180 days of being denied. There is a very good chance that we can win this appeal, however, you must ensure you file it on time. If by some chance your appeal is denied, there are various actions our firm can take to fight for your benefits. Time is of the essence, and if you are someone who was denied your LTD benefits, you must reach out to our firm as soon as you can so we can get the ball rolling. We are always here to help-all you have to do is pick up the phone and give us a call.
If you or someone you know is looking to receive long term disability benefits and needs the help of an experienced attorney, contact Walker & Hern today.
Our firm has significant experience helping people just like you retain or defend their Long Term Disability Benefits. Contact Walker & Hern for a free consultation.